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Wed, 01/09/2019 — Joe Evans, Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Kansas, has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Evans is recognized for...

Wed, 01/09/2019 — Sixteen University of Kansas School of Pharmacy students will take a three-day trip across Kansas next week to visit 14 independent community pharmacies. Dean Ken Audus and Senior Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss will accompany the students on the...

Tue, 01/08/2019 — More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The degenerative joint disease, often caused by wear and tear, is a leading cause of disability in the U.S....

Tue, 01/08/2019 — While most college students were far away from campuses and classrooms, spending time with family or recovering from the stress of finals, a dedicated group of University of Kansas students spent winter break evenings in a classroom talking...

Mon, 01/07/2019 — Students and staff are invited to a series of brown bag lunches to discuss the 2019 Kansas legislative session. The lunches will be hosted by Kelly Whitten, director of state relations for the University of Kansas. Each lunch will be from noon...

Mon, 01/07/2019 — James Stiles, a longtime associate professor of electrical engineering & computer science at the University of Kansas, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship. The honor, which is...

Fri, 01/04/2019 — Sixty new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) last month. McPherson Police Chief Robert McClarty was the speaker for the ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. The new officers were...

Thu, 01/03/2019 — A University of Kansas graduate student has won a national award for her research on the history of Greek-American picture brides and their intricate role in the ways Greek immigrants in the early 20th century navigated their racial position...

Fri, 12/21/2018 — A crew from the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas, will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels the first week of January. Most of the measured wells are drilled into the High Plains aquifer, a vital source of...

Thu, 12/20/2018 — LAWRENCE – Before Christopher McKitterick could sell his latest novella to the venerable pulp magazine Analog Science Fiction and Fact, the editors insisted he justify one of the story’s central conceits: Rather than send individuals on space missions in rocket ships, the protagonist’s civilization itself – an entire solar system – altered its course through space, exploring new corners of the galaxy. “All the science had to work, all the technology had to work, and the civilizations had to work,” McKitterick said of Analog’s editor, Trevor Quachri. “He was very rigorous that way.” “So when I got this feedback, I thought, ‘Well, OK, I can fix this. It shouldn't

Wed, 12/19/2018 — Nearly 90 years after Robert "Bob" Harrison (class of 1938) had the adventure of a lifetime as a University of Kansas geology student, his family has made it possible for future students to enjoy and learn from the same experience. The Harrison...

Tue, 12/18/2018 — A gift of $3.5 million from University of Kansas alumnus Craig Martin and his wife, Diane, of Pasadena, California, establishes a center for construction safety at the School of Engineering. The Craig & Diane Martin National Center for...

Mon, 12/17/2018 — Stay-at-home dads might find their spirit animal in the smooth guardian frog of Borneo. A new pair of research papers authored by an investigator at the University of Kansas shows the male of the smooth guardian frog species (Limnonectes...

Mon, 12/17/2018 — A University of Kansas student has been nominated for the Winston Churchill Scholarship, which provides for one year of study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Conner Falke, a senior from Parsons, is competing for the award....

Mon, 12/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced this year’s graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program, who represent the 25th-anniversary class. The graduation ceremony took place last month in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. Erik Sartorius, executive director of the League of Kansas Municipalities, made remarks to the graduates. The 85 graduates, who began their coursework in January, represent local, county, state or federal agencies from across Kansas. They participated in classes held in Topeka, Olathe and the KU Edwards Campus. Of these participants, 21 are graduates of the Law Enforcement Leadership

Fri, 12/14/2018 — KU Libraries are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication. They are Donna Ginther, professor of economics and director of the Center for Science Technology &...

Wed, 12/12/2018 — A recent discovery by a University of Kansas sociologist reveals that author George Orwell not only vocally advocated human rights but attempted, in the years between writing "Animal Farm" in 1945 and "1984" in 1949, to found an international...

Wed, 12/12/2018 — Students at the University of Kansas report significantly higher levels of interaction with their faculty than an average of other students at many of the nation’s top research universities. KU has released results from the 2018 National...

Wed, 12/12/2018 — KU’s design-build “starchitect” Dan Rockhill is a big, gruff man dressed all in black, from his dusty work boots and coveralls to the wool scarf knotted under his neck (it’s cold in the warehouse this December morning, not to mention the...

Tue, 12/11/2018 — A University of Kansas professor who helped to develop a refrigerant that is safe for the Earth’s ozone layer is among the ranks of the latest class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), one of the highest honors given to...


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